Redevelopment of Former Residential Garage Site, Chorley
Case Study Reference: 11-11-01
Planning Authority: Chorley Council
Demeter Environmental Ltd were commissioned to prepare a Desk Study report to discharge the contaminated land planning condition which was attached to the decision notice.
The development comprised of the demolition of the existing buildings erection of seven dwellings.
As part of the walkover survey a number of trial pits were excavated to obtain information on the ground conditions.
Given the additional information on the ground conditions the option of assuming a reasonable worst case scenario was proposed in lieu of a site investigation. The remedial proposals were accepted and the requirement for a Phase II report was circumvented.
The development commenced in 2013 and the remediation works were validated in order to provide sufficient information to discharge the contaminated land planning condition.
The desk study report can be viewed on the documents tab on planning page (here).
The confirmation of the discharge of the contaminated land planning condition can be accessed on the documents tab on planning page (here).